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An Outdoor View: On feeling free

...from a park. The kids' parents had told them to be home by 6 p.m. Between being held up by the cops and Child Protective Services, those kids didn't reunite with their parents until 10:30 p.m.This got me to thinking about the way my...
Reviews of Mr. Peabody and Sherman/ Out of the Furnace

...Unfortunately, as many of the jokes fall flat as land, and many of the plot twists, including one involving Child Protective Services, seem needlessly flamboyant. By the time the credits rolled, I had bought in, but it took a while to get there...
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What others say: Time for a new conversation about education

...spiritual, emotional, and yes, even educational, nourishment. If a parent fed only junk food to their kid, child protective services would intervene because the lifestyle would be considered unfit. The same should be said when parental neglect...

...possible."The issue of child-abuse reporting burst into the spotlight last week with news that Arizona's Child Protective Services failed to look into about 6,000 reports of suspected child maltreatment that had been phoned in to its abuse...
Trying to keep them together

...someone suspects abuse is occurring, according to Richard Nault, deputy director of OCS, the department receives a protective services report, and based on the call, a person assigned by the supervisor goes out and begins gathering information...
Loss of rights making life miserable for 88-year-old woman

...Alaska Division of Senior Services operates adult protective services and deals with, but does not regulate, private...client we will investigate," said Dwight Becker, protective services coordinator with the division. He would not say...
Around the Peninsula

...speakers are from the State of Alaska, including Aging and Disability Resource Center, Medicare, Medicaid, Adult Protective Services, Older Alaskans, PCA, Nursing Home Transitions, 211, and much more. This will be a round table discussion...
Johnson picked to head U.S. Marshals Service in Alaska

...and was hired in December as Alaska-area security manager for the General Services Administration's Federal Protective Service, which provides security for all federal buildings. Johnson first came to Alaska with the Army in 1972 and was...
Elderly woman survives fall from second-story window

...Services is planning to investigate. Dwight Becker, state coordinator of assisted living licensing and adult protective services, said that early reports indicate the woman had been somewhat confused lately. Johnson said the home can't...
Parents responsible for children's well being

...government's responsibility to ensure that children are not being abused or mistreated. This is why I support Child Protective Services, and believe that if a child is not being provided proper nutrition, it is well within their purview to take...


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